Four-Duct Ligation for the Treatment of Sialorrhea in Children.

  title={Four-Duct Ligation for the Treatment of Sialorrhea in Children.},
  author={Waqas Ullah Khan and Alvi H Islam and Ann Fu and Diane C Blonski and Salaha Zaheer and Catherine A McCann and Melissa S Joseph and Rebecca Perlin and Rajab Khan and P. Campisi},
  journal={JAMA otolaryngology-- head & neck surgery},
  volume={142 3},
IMPORTANCE The 4-duct ligation procedure has appeal for its surgical simplicity and limited invasiveness in the management of pediatric sialorrhea. However, more information is required to understand the benefits, risks, success rates, and long-term effects of this intervention. OBJECTIVES To report the clinical outcomes of the 4-duct ligation procedure in pediatric patients diagnosed as having sialorrhea and the associated complication rates and to characterize patient and caregiver… CONTINUE READING
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